The St Catherine police seized Swift action by the police led to the seizure of an illegal firearm and the arrest of three robbery suspects in the Portmore area of St Catherine on Monday night.
According to police reports, a “suspicious” vehicle with three occupants aboard was pursued by patrol units a few minutes after 8 p.m.
According to authorities, further inquiry showed that the vehicle’s occupants had just robbed two people on Municipal Boulevard at gunpoint.
Three individuals were arrested, one of whom is a juvenile.
The St Catherine South police, who are investigating the incident, are urging citizens to remain vigilant, particularly at night.
“Do not walk in dark or lonely areas alone, and report any suspicious activity observed to the police. The police will be increasing the patrols and operational activities across the division as we approach this Yuletide season,” Superintendent Hopton Nicholson, acting divisional commander for the St Catherine South division warned.